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General information:
Name:
Casting of engineering plastics
Course of study:
2013/2014
Code:
RMS-2-206-MD-s
Faculty of:
Mechanical Engineering and Robotics
Study level:
Second-cycle studies
Specialty:
Mechatronic Design
Field of study:
Mechatronics with English as instruction languagege
Semester:
2
Profile of education:
Academic (A)
Lecture language:
English
Form and type of study:
Full-time studies
Responsible teacher:
prof. dr hab. inż. Krajewski Witold (krajwit@agh.edu.pl)
Academic teachers:
dr inż. Buraś Janusz (jburas@agh.edu.pl)
prof. dr hab. inż. Krajewski Witold (krajwit@agh.edu.pl)
dr hab. inż, prof. AGH Lelito Janusz (lelito@agh.edu.pl)
Module summary

Description of learning outcomes for module
MLO code Student after module completion has the knowledge/ knows how to/is able to Connections with FLO Method of learning outcomes verification (form of completion)
Social competence
M_K001 Students will improve their competence and confidence in problem identification and in using analytical approaches to problem-solving. Moreover, they will improve their ability to exercise judgment and assess options. MS2A_K01, MS2A_U11, MS2A_U01 Execution of laboratory classes,
Execution of a project
Skills
M_U001 Student will be able to design gating and risering systems for selected castings. MS2A_U11, MS2A_U05 Execution of a project
Knowledge
M_W001 Student will gain general knowledge of engineering thermoplastics, thermosetting materials, additives to engineering plastics and polymer-based composites. MS2A_W07 Completion of laboratory classes,
Execution of laboratory classes,
Execution of a project,
Examination
M_W002 Student will acquire detailed knowledge about casting technologies of engineering plastics and main applications of engineering plastics. MS2A_W07 Completion of laboratory classes,
Execution of laboratory classes,
Execution of a project,
Examination
FLO matrix in relation to forms of classes
MLO code Student after module completion has the knowledge/ knows how to/is able to Form of classes
Lecture
Audit. classes
Lab. classes
Project classes
Conv. seminar
Seminar classes
Pract. classes
Others
Zaj. terenowe
Zaj. warsztatowe
E-learning
Social competence
M_K001 Students will improve their competence and confidence in problem identification and in using analytical approaches to problem-solving. Moreover, they will improve their ability to exercise judgment and assess options. - - + + - - - - - - -
Skills
M_U001 Student will be able to design gating and risering systems for selected castings. - - - + - - - - - - -
Knowledge
M_W001 Student will gain general knowledge of engineering thermoplastics, thermosetting materials, additives to engineering plastics and polymer-based composites. + - + + - - - - - - -
M_W002 Student will acquire detailed knowledge about casting technologies of engineering plastics and main applications of engineering plastics. + - + + - - - - - - -
Module content
Lectures:
Casting of Engineering Plastics. Lectures

General characteristics of polymers. Crystallization of polymers. Engineering thermoplastics: structure, physical, mechanical, thermal and service properties. Thermosetting materials: structure, physical, mechanical, thermal and service properties. Additives to engineering plastics and their properties. Polymer-based composites and their properties. Casting technologies of engineering plastics : gravity casting, injection moulding, reation injection moulding, rotational casting, compocasting. Mould and casting construction. Computer aided design of gating and risering systems. Main applications of engineering plastics.

Laboratory classes:
Casting of Engineering Plastics. Labs

Gravity casting of epoxy-based and polyamide-based composites. DSC examination of thermal properties. Heterogeneous nucleation in cast engineering plastics.

Project classes:
Casting of Engineering Plastics. Project

Designing gating and risering systems for selected castings.

Student workload (ECTS credits balance)
Student activity form Student workload
Summary student workload 125 h
Module ECTS credits 5 ECTS
Participation in lectures 28 h
Participation in laboratory classes 10 h
Completion of a project 11 h
Preparation of a report, presentation, written work, etc. 15 h
Contact hours 4 h
Realization of independently performed tasks 25 h
Preparation for classes 30 h
Examination or Final test 2 h
Additional information
Method of calculating the final grade:

Written Examination

Prerequisites and additional requirements:

Attendance at lectures and classes

Recommended literature and teaching resources:

1. D.G. Baird, D.I. Collias, Polymer processig. Principles and design. Butterworth-Heinemann, Oxford 1995
2. Handbook of Materials Selection. Wiley & Sons, NY 2002
3. C.L. Tucker, Fundamentals of computer modelling for polymer processing. Hanser Publishers, NY 1989

Scientific publications of module course instructors related to the topic of the module:

Additional scientific publications not specified

Additional information:

None